Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights, solitary confinement, the environment, our carbon footprint, and more.

(01:30) Holden’s journey into Politics

(12:30) LA politics and uniting communities

(16:40) Civil rights and the Black Caucus

(23:00) Fast Recovery Act and solitary confinement

(32:35) Climate change and addressing our carbon footprint

(42:35) California’s issues moving forward

November 21, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights,...

Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in...

Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices,...

Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in Sacramento such as homelessness, education, rising gas prices, and more.

(04:06) How McCarty got his start in politics

(11:38) Talking close election races

(26:43) Addressing homelessness

(30:21) Involvement in education

(38:59) Special session and high gas prices

November 14, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights,...

Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in...

Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices,...

Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices, combating wildfires, the problem solvers, elections and more.

(01:57) High California gas prices

(14:32) Combating wildfires

(18:39) California water shortage

(31:26) Becoming chief objector

(35:07) Major legislative shift

(42:10) Gaining Republican votes

November 7, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights,...

Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in...

Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices,...

Interview with Scott Wiener

Interview with Scott Wiener

This week we welcome Senator Scott Wiener. Wiener represents Senate District 11. We discuss affordable housing, public safety, transportation, legalizing psychedelics and more.

(01:15) Strong year for housing

(07:01) San Francisco COVID rebound

(14:02) Transportation improvements

(22:32) The importance of legalizing psychedelics

October 31, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights,...

Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in...

Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices,...

Interview with David Bowman

Interview with David Bowman

This week we welcome Principal Clerk II/Reading Clerk, David Bowman. We discuss the importance of preparation, mentorship, term limits, how he got started in the Capitol and more.

(07:11) Preparing for floor session

(12:08) Becoming Reading Clerk

(25:38) Term limits and learning the rules

(34:58) Visits from celebrities

(52:54) Dressing the part

(57:57) Importance of mentorship

October 24, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights,...

Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in...

Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices,...